Meaty Bathurst restaurant lures in vegans

By Loren Howarth  A restaurant which serves juicy steaks and baby back ribs would be one of the last places anyone would expect to find vegan options, let alone an entire plant-based menu. But Dogwood, BX, a Southern-style American Diner, has broken ...

Snow predicted for Friday

Areas near Orange, Jenolan Caves, Crookwell, and Oberon could see snow fall this Friday, as per the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest forecast. This prediction is particularly exciting for Orange residents who haven’t seen a grand snowfall i...

Are powdered vegetables the future?

Just the other week we heard about broccoli coffee. And now it seems other powdered vegetables want to enter the superfood market. Quentin Bland and his wife Lesley have established a production shed on their Kirkconnell property in central west New ...

Aerobotics could save farmers millions

New technology which uses satellite imagery and drone technology, could save farmers millions by preventing crop losses. Aerobotics is a Cape Town based business established by James Paterson and Benji Meltzer, with the two focused on examining data ...

Cool weather to stick around

Earlier this week Bathurst residents snuggled up under blankets more than ever, as the city experienced its coldest morning in 12 years. Although temperatures won’t be dropping to minus eight degrees Celsius again this week, the cooler weather ...

A regional investment: Banks falling short of the mark

Mitchell Bestwick of One Agency Bestwick Real Estate is excited for Bathurst’s proposed property boom.   Banks falling short of the mark by Brodie Smith   Local young people are struggling to see any benefit to Bathurst’s supposed property...

Gonski funding

The Turnbull government has announced to invest an extra $1.2 billion in schools but seek to impose new conditions on the states and territories to get the money- many have said this is a more money, more rules move by the government. The new funding...

‘Warm Winter’ For Central West Wine

Warm winter weather is causing worry for wine growers in the Central West, but what does this mean for the future of the industry?  We all know that Australia can produce the best wine in the world; scientists have compared the climate to the famous ...

Dollars or sense: Gonski funding failure?

In 2014, the annual State Government announced that 39 out of the 42 Bathurst region schools would receive an increase in funding. In 2016, local public schools were promised to receive $10,439,337, said member for Bathurst Paul Toole said the needs-...
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